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wa00004/wa00004.2. Memoirs

 Record Group Term
Identifier: wa00004/wa00004.2

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

Ada Mae Brown Brinton memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0708
Abstract

In Sunshine and Rain in Iowa: Reminiscing through 86 Years, Brinton reflects on rural Iowa, hard work, church traditions, and the love of family and community.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1977

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract

Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Almira Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract

Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1896

Amy Sophia Auer memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0754
Abstract

Photocopied memoir of the Olson and Auer families who emigrated from Norway in the nineteenth century and settled in Northwood, Iowa.

Dates: 1993

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract

Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-2002

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0407
Abstract

Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women's Project.



Arrangement

Four folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1998-1999

Benita Allen papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0753
Abstract

Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia during World War I and the 1917 revolution.

Dates: Existence: 1991

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0616
Abstract

Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1970

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract

Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.



Arrangement

Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.

Dates: 1945 - 2014

Charla Boyle papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0953
Abstract

"Toot's Eye View:" a memoir by Charla "Toot" Boyle about her mother, who moved to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1921.

Dates: Existence: 1921

David Nadler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1034
Abstract

Memoir of a Renate Nadler’s experience as a Jewish child in Nazi Germany written by her son, and an account of her son’s visit to her birthplace several decades following World War II.

Dates: 2009-2017

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0436
Abstract

Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1958-1981

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract

Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1982-1999

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract

Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Edith Sprout memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0682
Abstract

Farm woman raised in western Iowa and North Dakota who wrote about her childhood in her memoir.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1978

Effie "Hadley" Brindle papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0954
Abstract

Farm wife in Hardin County, Iowa, whose husband served in the Iowa House of Representatives in 1941 and 1943.

Dates: 1972

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0518
Abstract

Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.

Dates: 1916-2004

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0465
Abstract

Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991

Esther Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0596
Abstract

65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1908-1987

Esther Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0210
Abstract

Reflections on growing up in western Iowa and Nebraska include experiences in country school, college and as a teacher.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993